A new social housing development in Shotley will soon welcome its first owners after councilors collect the keys to the new homes.
The development will soon be home to eight families – with three of the properties specifically allocated to families with a connection to the local parish.
The new two-bedroom homes offer a mix of social and affordable rental, with a monthly rental cost below the market rate, and condominium options, helping low-income home hunters move up the ladder. real estate.
The new homes will now be added to Babergh District Council’s existing stock of more than 3,400 social housing units – other social housing programs are also expected to be completed soon in Cockfield, Great Waldingfield and Sproughton.
Babergh District Council Cabinet Member for Housing Councilor Jan Osborne and Ward Councilor Derek Davis recovered the keys from contractors DCH Construction Ltd last week.
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Councilor Osbourne said: “This investment is about more than bricks and mortar.
“It’s about making sure we can meet the housing needs of local people by creating affordable, safe and sustainable properties that people are proud to call home.